External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj lights the lamp with Bihar Chief Minister Jitan Ram Manjhi during formal inauguration of Nalanda University at International Convention Centre in Rajgir on Friday.
PTI External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj lights the lamp with Bihar Chief Minister Jitan Ram Manjhi during formal inauguration of Nalanda University at International Convention Centre in Rajgir on Friday.

Sushma Swaraj inaugurates Nalanda University


Ancient Nalanda University, which once attracted students from across the world, was today forma... »

SP Jain’s family business course

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Mumbai-based SP Jain’s course on family business is in its third year. The academic sess... »

Cambridge-India senior fellowships on anvil


Looking to deepen its engagement with India, Cambridge University plans to soon start senior fel... »

First Lady Liyuan floors one and all at school


In March this year, Chinese First Lady Peng Liyuan made headlines around the globe, when... »

IIMB to launch portal for property prices

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IIM Bangalore (IIMB) through its CRERI (Real Estate Research Initiative) is launching a p... »

TN directs 2 varsities not to implement UGC circular on teaching Hindi


Maintaining its opposition to the “imposition” of Hindi in the State, the Tamil Nadu Government today directed two universities not to implement the UGC circular and said the decision taken by the... »

Intel ties up with Karnataka govt to launch student innovation programme

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Intel India in association with the Department of Public Instruction, Government of Karnataka, and the Agastya Foundation have launched ‘Avishkara - Karnataka Student Innovation Program’ at the Vi... »

Textbook tablets launch in Kerala

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Educational books publisher Chetana is launching its textbook tablets in Kerala soon. The tablet provides existing textbooks as e-books and integrates existing methods of instructions and... »

IIM Calcutta ranks 13th in Financial Times’ list of 70 B-schools

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IIM Calcutta has been ranked 13th amongst the 70 B-schools of the 2014 Financial Times (FT) Master in Management (MiM) ranking. According to a release issued by IIM Calcutta, the institut... »

Great Lakes plans to introduce doctoral programme, online courses

Bala V Balachandran, Founder-Dean and Chairman of Great Lakes Institute of Management. (file photo)

G Naga Sridhar

Great Lakes Institute of Management is planning to commence doctoral programme and online courses. Efforts were on to introduce the proposed courses from the next academic year, Bala V Ba... »

Top IT firms race for tech talent at VIT

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Big IT firms raced for talent at Vellore Institute of Technology in its first phase of recruitment, offering over 5,800 jobs. The first leg, which Infosys also participated this year along with Cog... »

Start-up enthusiasts crowd at YES event

The event was inspired by Startup Village


More than 3,000 young people, mainly engineering students looking forward up their own enterprises, showed up for the first-ever Young Entrepreneurs Summit (YES) organised by the Kerala Sta... »

Discussions on new education policy to start in Jan

Smriti Irani , Minister for Human Resource Development, with Rajarshi
Bhattacharya, Secretary, Department of School Education Literacy,
addressing a press conference in New Delhi on Thursday - KAMAL NARANG

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Union Human Resource Development Minister Smriti Irani on Thursday said that deliberations for a new education policy will start in January 2015.For this, 10 areas have been selected an... »

India offers the cheapest, but not best, undergraduate degree

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India is the least expensive country for foreign undergraduate students in terms of education and living expenses, a new survey has found. Cost of education

According to... »

Delhi’s Lady Shri Ram College launches London chapter


One of Delhi’s premier institutions for higher learning, Lady Shri Ram College for Women (LSR), has announced the launch of its London chapter. The LSR Alumni network, referred to as ELSA... »

Education cost cheapest in India, costliest in Australia: HSBC

Way2SMS founder floats e-education venture

Centre gives nod for National Tribal University in Chhattisgarh

Govt to make it mandatory for scientists to take lecture classes in schools

EIT New Zealand launches Masters programmes for Indian students

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Schools all attention for Modi’s Teachers’ Day speech

Teachers Day: Kasturba Vidyalaya teachers, support staff protest 'raw deal'

TiE Business Plan competition for student startups

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The Indus Entrepreneurs (Hyderabad) has asked the student startups to take part in the fourth edition of TiE International Business Plan Competition 2015 (TIBPC). The startups from Hyderabad will... »

Core Education gets approval for debt recast

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Core Education & Technologies has said that it has received approval for its CDR (corporate debt restructuring) proposal from the CDR cell for restructuring of its debt, with State Bank of Ind... »

‘You need to adapt to do business in India’

ERIC LENSEIGNE Country Director, Thales India

Ashwini Phadnis

Eric Lenseigne, Country Director, Thales India, feels this is a country with endless possibilities, where you never get bored. In a chat with Business Line, Eric outlines how he... »

Mahindra Group pledges ₹30 cr towards scholarships

Anand Mahindra (L), CMD of Mahindra Group and Ulhas N Yargop, Group Chief Technology Officer with Pelham
Lindfield Roberts, Head of the College. SHASHI ASHIWAL

Deepa Nair

The Mahindra group on Monday announced that it will contribute Rs 30 crore as part of the group's corporate social responsibility programme in support of need-based scholarships for UWC college st... »

Debashis Chatterjee completes tenure as IIMK Director

Debashis Chatterjee

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Debashis Chatterjee has completed his five-year term as IIM Kozhikode Director and handed over charge to Kulbhushan Balooni on September 12. Chatterjee was instrumental in bringing dynam... »

Students awarded at GE Volunteers’ science fair

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GE Volunteers of the Bangalore Chapter today organised Prabodhana - the 14th annual science fair at the John F. Welch Technology Centre.The fair saw around 350 students from 12 government a... »

GKD School wins Coimbatore RBI Quiz

LN Revathy

The team from GKD Matriculation Higher Secondary School coemerged winner at the Coimbatore edition of RBI Quiz 2014.They scored 65 points and kept their nearest rival – the team from... »

Manipal varsity pact with ACCA

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Manipal University has signed a memorandum of understanding with the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA). ACCA is a global body for professional accountants incorporate... »

HRD Ministry shows 100-day report card

Union Human Resource Development Minister Smriti Z Irani

Navadha Pandey

Highlighting the new initiatives taken in the first 100 days of the Government, Union Human Resource Development Minister Smriti Z Irani on Monday said that deliberations for a new education polic... »

Wipro ties up with VIT to offer employees PG course in analytics

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Wipro has launched a post-graduate course in analytics for engineering and science graduates. Called WiSTA – Data Scientist, the programme is for full-time Wipro employees and will be con... »

Digital education platform announces scholarships for Indian students

DuPont announces innovation contest winners

TiE to train school children as ‘future job creators’

BSE Institute ties up with two Australian varsities

Harvard receives largest-ever gift, $350 mn for public health

Educators need to teach values too: Sunil Kant Munjal

Infosys Foundation commits Rs 30 cr to Chennai Mathematical Institute


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